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Social Media Graphic Designer

Location:
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary:
KShs. 100,000 Net
Posted:
March 11, 2020

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Phone:

079*******

Email:

adb8ur@r.postjobfree.com

Address:

***** - ***** (KE)

Personal info

Gender:

Male

Marital Status:

Married

Nationality:

Kenyan

Other Details:

Fluent and excellent in

written and spoken

English and Swahili

Career Objective

To work in a dynamic corporate environment which

calls for application of my academic and professional skills with an aim of achieving the organizational goals in order to maximize the stakeholders objectives and at the same time ensuring growth in my professional

skills and knowledge.

Personality Profile

• A passionate designer with the ability to work with no supervision.

• Self-motivated and quick to grasp new ideas.

• Highly organized, flexible and a responsible individual.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Detail oriented and works with a high degree of

accuracy.

• Able to multitask and meet changing deadlines.

• Self-directed and able to complete projects.

• Maintains staff and company confidentiality.

Employment history

Head Graphic Designer/Social Media Content Editor, A1 Autoservice Ltd. Nairobi, Feb. 2019 – Present

• Overseeing all design projects, from conception to delivery.

• Designing original pieces, including illustrations and infographics.

• Reviewing junior designers’ work to ensure

high-quality output.

• Refining images, fonts, and layouts using graphic design software.

• Applying typography techniques.

• Ensuring that all social media pages are up-to-date with promotional and marketing material.

• Generating ideas to portray concepts and advertise products/services.

• Increasing user-friendliness in digital products.

• Maintaining brand consistency throughout all our marketing projects.

• Liaising with marketing and design teams to ensure deadlines are met.

• Staying up-to-date with industry developments and tools.

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Skills

Publications

Prepress

Logo Design

Brochures

Typography

Photography

Layout

Branding

Video Editing

Social Media Marketing

Achievements:

• Created a rich social media campaign that brought in a stellar clientele base.

• Led team projects which drove an increase in

e-commerce client revenue and achieved a 120%

target.

Senior Graphic Designer, Zahur Printers Ltd.

Nairobi. Apr. 2016 – Jan. 2019

• Meeting with clients to establish a vision for a product or design.

• Selecting colors, images, textures, and shapes to create the layout.

• Selecting the size and arrangement of the different elements.

• Using computer software to create electronic

versions of designs.

• Employing color, typography, illustration, photography, and various print and layout techniques when

designing projects.

• Designing logos for products and businesses.

• Developing signs and environmental graphics.

• Creating promotional displays, packaging, and

marketing brochures.

• Developing the layout and production design of

magazines, newspapers, journals, corporate reports, and other publications.

• Meeting with art directors to collaborate on design.

• Collaborating with printers to select the type of paper and ink.

• Submit rough drafts to client for approval.

• Making changes to mock-ups.

• Supervising assistants during product design.

Achievements:

• Successfully completed client projects worth up to KShs. 7,000,000/-.

• Provided proposal layout and design for million-shil- ling corporate contracts under extremely tight

deadlines.

• Established trusting relationships with designers, Graphic Designer, Romageco Kenya Ltd.

Nairobi, May. 2014 – Mar. 2016

• Creating visual designs and also oversee the

production of the design.

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• Illustrating concepts by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.

• Scheduling project implementation and define budget constraints Liaising with printers as pertaining to the company's needs and wants.

• Working in conjunction with the Marketing

department as far as advertising and market

awareness campaigns are concerned.

• Helping out in organizing event participation of the company in as far as brand awareness is concerned

e.g. Participating in the CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

event held every year in September.

Achievements:

• Designed and created campaign boards deployed

across print and digital media for over 25 categories.

• Executed dynamic seasonal print and online catalogs from concept to completion, including merchandising, photography, design, and production.

Graphic Designer, Zahur Printers Ltd.

Nairobi. Oct. 2010 – Apr. 2014

• Coming up with design layouts for print.

• Overseeing projects from prepress to production.

• Creating clients contents by ensuring appealing

creative designs.

• Employing color, typography, illustration, photography, and various print and layout techniques when

designing projects.

• Liaising with design agencies and printers as

pertaining to a client's needs and wants.

• Working in conjunction with the Marketing

department as per the requirements of a

particular job.

Education Background

Graffins College, Nairobi

Oct. 2006 – Sept. 2007

Diploma In Graphic Design

United Micro-Care Systems College (UMCS), Nairobi

Jan. 2006 – Sept. 2006

Diploma in Advanced Computer Applied packages

& Computer Applied packages Certificate

Tala High School, Tala, Kangundo

2002 – 2005

KCSE

St. Georges Primary School, Nairobi

1993– 2001

KCPE

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Hobbies

• Traveling

• Swimming.

• Drawing.

• Watching motor sports e.g. formula one, Safari Rally, Dakar Rally and Rally Cross.

• Reading informative materials.

• Playing indoor games e.g. Badminton, table tennis. Referees

Ms. Frida Gathima

Human Resource Manager,

A1 Autoservice Ltd.

P.O. Box 2613-00606,

Nairobi-Kenya

Cell: +254-***-***-***

Email: adb8ur@r.postjobfree.com

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Accomplishments

• Designing the Rob’s Magic shock absorber packaging.

• Wall branding of various buildings with the Rob’s Magic brand across the country.

• Various advertisements on newspapers, billboards and the social media.

• Supervised team of SIX staff members.

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Mr. Jeremiah Chunge

Human Resource Manager,

Romageco Kenya Ltd.

P.O. Box 434**-*****,

Nairobi-Kenya

Cell: +254-***-***-***

Email: adb8ur@r.postjobfree.com

Ms. Joyce Wangui Njenga

Senior Auditor,

SCI Koimburi Tucker & CO.

Cell: +254-***-***-***

Email: adb8ur@r.postjobfree.com

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